Feature: Schools are a buzz of activities

Schools throughout Nanaimo Ladysmith Pubic Schools are busy places this fall.  Recently at Fairview Community School, a stop in Ms. Smith’s and Mr. Chantrell’s classrooms was a welcome visit. Students were engaged in learning and even had some great questions for their guest.

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Feature: Orange Shirt Day in NLPS

Students and staff throughout the district recently participated in Orange Shirt Day activities as we work towards reconciliation.  There were school-wide assemblies with residential school survivors, Elders, keynote speakers bringing awareness and education about Residential schools. Messages of hope were written on paper t-shirts and hung around schools.  At Ladysmith Secondary, students came up with… Read more »

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Feature: Tour de Rock Cycles Through Nanaimo & Ladysmith

The Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock 20th Year celebration recently visited Nanaimo and Ladysmith schools on the way to their final destination in Victoria.  The tour stopped at McGirr, Cilaire, Rock City, Departure Bay and Cinnabar Valley elementary schools and Ladysmith Intermediate. Cinnabar Valley Principal Diane Charles said, “It was a magical day!  The… Read more »

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Feature: Every Child Matters

Orange Shirt Day is an opportunity for First Nations, local governments, schools and communities to come together in the spirit of reconciliation and hope for generations of children to come. For more info:

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Feature: Busy times for Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools

This summer was a busy one for our staff.  Check out some of the work that continues through the fall. From the addition at Frank J. Ney, to the artificial turf field behind NDSS, to the new playground McGirr.

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Feature: Building positive relationships at LSS

Ladysmith Secondary recently hosted a gym riot for Grade 8 students with students from Grade 12 acting as their leaders. The students were in colour teams working collaboratively to complete activities.  Activities included hungry hippos, hamster wheel, tug of war,caterpillar race and the relay race to name a few.  Great team building exercise.

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Feature: The First Week of School is a Hub of Energy

Throughout the district, the first week of school is a hub of energy.  Students are engaged in learning, reconnecting with friends and staff and developing new friendships as seen here with students at Quarterway Elementary.

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Feature: Rock City Hosts Pancake Breakfast

Rock City partners with Youth Unlimited and the school’s PAC to host a welcome back pancake breakfast for its school community.  Parents, grandparents and little siblings came along for this special event.

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